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Update: UND’s aerospace school halts flights after student dies in crash

BUXTON, N.D. – The University of North Dakota’s aerospace school has cancelled all flight activities after a student pilot from Chicago died in an airplane crash. The University of North Dakota plane went down about 8:30 p.m. Monday in a field near the Traill County community of Buxton, in northeastern North Dakota. UND identified the victim as 19-year-old John Hauser,…

Drivers Injured After Crash Pushes Car Into Tractor Plowing A Field

The crash happened four miles north of Hankinson a little before 4:30 Monday afternoon

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — Two people are injured, including one with serious injuries, after a T-bone crash that pushed one car into a tractor plowing a field. The crash happened four miles north of Hankinson a little before 4:30 Monday afternoon. 48-year-old Robert Albrecht of Mantador was driving a Honda Odyssey when he hit the rear driver-side tire of…

Woman hospitalized after getting hit by beet truck in Crookston

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KVRR) — A 32-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Friday evening after getting hit by a beet truck at American Crystal in Crookston, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say the driver, Mike Severson of Grand Forks, was trying to turn around and had backed into the piler. The woman, Barbara Velasquez of Perris, California,…

Truck strikes, kills 7 horses near Wadena

WADENA, Minn. (FOX 9) — Authorities are investigating a crash that left seven horses dead Saturday morning near Wadena, Minnesota. According to the state patrol, at about 7 a.m., a cargo truck struck and killed seven horses that were on Highway 29 near Wadena. The driver was not injured. Authorities said the horses belonged to an Amish community. The crash…

UPDATE: Construction worker killed in work zone Identified

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (KVRR: Update 10/17/21 8PM) — A 50-year-old woman who was killed after getting hit by a dump truck that was backing up in Cooperstown is identified as Melissa McMahon of Odessa, Minnesota. 63-year-old Robert Halvorson of Summit, South Dakota was behind the wheel when he hit the construction worker Friday afternoon. The crash remains under investigation. **ORIGINAL STORY…

School bus crash investigation expected to conclude next week

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says the cause of a collision involving an Ada-Borup-West school bus and a pickup north of Moorhead will likely be released next week. The Thursday morning crash near Georgetown injured five people, including four students and the driver of the pickup. One student was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo,…

Two injured after SUV hits bear near Mahnomen

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) – The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were injured when the SUV they were riding in collided with a bear in Mahnomen County. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says the compact SUV was traveling south on Highway 59 near County Road 25 when the black bear was hit.  The incident happened shortly after 10:00 p.m. Wednesday. The…

Girl struck by semi in Crookston

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KVRR) – Police say a 10-year-old Crookston girl is in the hospital after being struck by a semi. A 911 call came in at 5:30 Monday night at Broadway and Robert Street, which is part of U.S. Highway 2 in Downtown Crookston. Police say she was struck while standing on the corner of the sidewalk by the semi…